About the Course

Are you looking to complete your diabetes training online? This qualification will provide you with an understanding of the different types of diabetes and how they can occur as well as increasing your knowledge on diabetes diagnosis and initial care. You will develop an awareness of how Type 2 diabetes can be delayed with lifestyle changes and will learn about on-going care and treatment of diabetes to control blood sugar levels.

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This course is split into four manageable units:

Unit 1: Understand diabetes

Within this unit you will explore the varying functions of glucose and insulin in the blood, the different forms and causes of diabetes, as well as the risk factors associated with each type.

Unit 2: Prevention and early intervention of Type 2 diabetes

Here you will study and examine the prevention and early intervention of Type 2 diabetes, paying attention to how the condition can be delayed, or even prevented, through healthy lifestyle changes.

Unit 3: Understand the initial care of diabetes

This unit explores how the condition can be managed and monitored. As well as this, you will consider the mental and physical impact that diabetes diagnosis can have on an individual.

Unit 4: Understand treatment and management of diabetes

Within this unit you will develop an understanding of the ongoing care and treatment recommended to control blood glucose levels and identify how best to prevent and detect complications in people with diabetes.

 

Key Information

Average Course Length: 8-12 weeks
Awarding Body: TQUK
Course Level: Level 2 Funding Fully Funded
Learning Method(s): Online learning materials with online assessment

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